Commercial Plane Crash in Cuba

May 18 2018

Cubana flight CU972 was carrying 104 passengers today enroute from Havana to Holguin, Cuba when it crashed not long after takeoff.

The plane reportedly went down “near a motorway and a high school in the Boyeros neighborhood” next to the airport.

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TSA Discloses New Watch List of Passengers They Don’t Like

May 18 2018

The TSA has “created a new secret watch list” of passengers they believe have behaved badly at airport security checkpoints.

This includes behavior like “swatt[ing] away security screeners’ hands” and passengers “who loiter suspiciously near security checkpoints” as well as anyone the TSA deems to present “challenges to the safe and effective completion of screening.”

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Arriving in Toronto This Summer? Expect to Wait an Hour on the Tarmac

May 18 2018

According to a Border Services Agency memo between May 28 and September 16 they are moving border and customs agents out of Toronto and sending them to Montreal and Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle in Quebec because they’re expecting an influx of refugees crossing from the U.S. into Canada seeking asylum.

These cases have tripled, and Canada’s solution is to divert border personnel away from legal arrivals of tourists and businesspersons to handle the refugee cases.

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Man Ran Across Tarmac, Yanked on Plane Door Because He Was Late for Flight

Running out onto the tarmac and chasing after your plane though is a very bad idea. Nonetheless a passenger in Melbourne, Australia who was late for his flight to Adelaide on Jetstar, the low cost Qantas subsidiary, decided to try it.

He “missed his flight Thursday bolted out across the airport’s tarmac, ran up the stairs to a plane, and tried to rip open the locked cabin door” — and was caught on video doing it. But that’s not even the best part.

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